Presidential Secretary - Parliamentary Affairs Kumarasiri Hettige has been dismissed from the post with immediate effect.
Presidential Secretariat sources say that the President suspects Mr. Hettige acted against Treasury Secretary Dr. P.B. Jayasundara in the case he was penalized for abetting corruption.
President has come to know that Hettige boasted he would send Jayasundara to prison.
Hettige has been attached to the Prime Minister s Media Unit but no responsibility has been given yet.
Meanwhile, Dr. P.B. Jayasundara, who resigned after languishing in the post for some time after the Supreme Court verdict, is now in an official tour in Iran as a special envoy of the President